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May 2014

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  The Catholic Rubens

The Catholic Rubens
Saints and Martyrs

Willibald Sauerländer
Translated by David Dollenmayer

Against the grain of much of the secular scholarship on Peter Paul Rubens, The Catholic Rubens recontextualizes the artist's work within the religious atmosphere of Counter-Reformation Europe and offers a fresh consideration of Rubens's emotional depictions of Christian subjects.

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  The Mythology of Plants

The Mythology of Plants
Botanical Lore from Ancient Greece and Rome

Annette Giesecke

The flora of ancient Greek and Roman myth has always held powerful sway over our collective consciousness, from Persephone's fateful pomegranate to the mythic origin of narcissus. In this stunningly illustrated volume, Annette Giesecke supplies profiles of each plant and its role in classical myth buttressed by the author's own translations of Ovid.

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  The Nude in Photography

The Nude in Photography

Paul Martineau

A visual celebration of one of photography's most enduring and evocative subjects, this elegantly conceived volume explores the subject of the nude from the earliest surviving images of Greek and Roman sculpture through stunning, indelible portraits of live nude models to rich considerations of the human body as pure form.

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